Chonburi hairdresser goes viral for unique World Cup hair carvings

Joe Beauty, a hair salon in Chonburi’s Sri Racha neighborhood, has gone viral this week thanks to some crazily creative World Cup hair designs, including recreating the faces of famous players on the sides of customers’ heads. As word of their football-themed ’dos spread, people across Chonburi started coming in with some fairly tricky requests. ...

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World Cup Babies: Thai hospital dresses newborns in football team uniforms

To celebrate this year’s World Cup, Phyathai Hospital in Chonburi province is dressing all newborns in football team uniforms, and the parents are reportedly loving it. (And who...

Mayweather legacy faces challenge from Thai ‘dwarf giant’

Mayweather legacy faces challenge from Thai ‘dwarf giant’

After a career laden with belts, cash and kudos, boxing great Floyd Mayweather Jr retired undefeated over 50 fights — but his flawless record faces an unlikely challenge...

Golf: Family affair as Thai sisters celebrate Moriya’s maiden win

Golf: Family affair as Thai sisters celebrate Moriya’s maiden win

Thai golfer Moriya Jutanugarn finally joined her sister Ariya in the winner’s circle, closing with a three-under 68 on Sunday to capture the LA Open. The 23-year-old...

Foreign Muay Thai fighting guest at island resort forces would-be Thai thief to tap out

Foreign Muay Thai fighting guest at island resort forces would-be Thai thief to tap out

Police are looking for an accomplice who hastily fled the scene of an attempted break-and-enter at a small resort in Phuket early Monday morning after his friend was overpowered...

Surf’s SUP in Phuket: Island gears up for 5th annual Thailand SUP Festival

Surf’s SUP in Phuket: Island gears up for 5th annual Thailand SUP Festival

Sure, Instagram and travel inspo channels are full of people riding off into sunsets and across open seas on SUP (stand-up paddleboarding) boards and even performing yoga on the...

Undefeated Thai ‘dwarf giant’ one win from Mayweather record

Undefeated Thai ‘dwarf giant’ one win from Mayweather record

Unsung outside the boxing world, a Thai fighter nicknamed the “dwarf giant” is quietly closing in on Floyd Mayweather’s undefeated 50 fight record and with it an...

Thai businessman buys Oxford United football club

Thai businessman buys Oxford United football club

League One side Oxford United have announced that Thai businessman Sumrith “Tiger” Thanakarnjanasuth is their new majority shareholder and chairman, becoming the...

Bangkok’s Rugby 10s offers play by 1,600 global athletes this weekend (VIDEO)

Bangkok’s Rugby 10s offers play by 1,600 global athletes this weekend (VIDEO)

The 13th Annual Bangkok International Rugby 10s is going down this Saturday and Sunday at Bangna’s Bangkok Patana School. The weekend-long tournament promises play by over over...

Golf: Thai Aphibarnrat defies odds to win Super 6

Golf: Thai Aphibarnrat defies odds to win Super 6

Thailand’s Kiradech Aphibarnrat rode his luck to claim the $1.75 million Handa World Super 6 title in Perth on Sunday. The unique tournament saw the top 24 players after the...


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